Edgar Winter

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Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 December 1946, Beaumont, Texas, USA. Although at times overshadowed by his brother, Johnny Winter, saxophonist and keyboard player Edgar has enjoyed an intermittently successful career. The siblings began performing together as teenagers, and were members of several itinerant groups performing in southern-state clubs and bars. Edgar later forsook music for college, before accepting an offer to play saxophone in a local jazz band. He rejoined his brother in 1969 and released his solo debut, Entrance. He then formed an R&B revue, Edgar Winter’s White Trash, whose live set Roadwork was an exciting testament to this talented ensemble. Winter then fronted a slimmer group - Dan Hartman (vocals), Ronnie Montrose (guitar) and Chuck Ruff (drums) - which appeared on the artist’s only million-selling album, 1972’s They Only Come Out At Night. This highly successful selection included ‘Free Ride’ and the rousing instrumental...

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